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Invershin (1868-)

Station code: INH National Rail ScotRail
Where: Highland, Scotland
Opened on the Sutherland Railway.
Open on the Far North Line.


This is a single platform station, immediately to the north of the Oykel Viaduct with a short timber portion at the south end where the line rises on an embankment on approach to the viaduct. The station building is in a state of ruin. Culrain station is to the south over the Oykel Viaduct. The station has no car park.

The station has always had only one platform. The building was in the cottage style typical of the line.

The signal box was at the north end of the platform.

The goods yard was to the north, on the west side. It consisted of a pair of sidings serving a loading bank, one of the sidings of considerable length.

The box became a ground frame only in 1902. The box was removed in 1964.



Chronology Dates

13/04/1868Sutherland Railway
Bonar Bridge (Inverness and Ross-shire Railway) to Golspie opened with stations at: Invershin, Lairg, Rogart, The Mound and Golspie.

News items

19/12/2022Further request-stop kiosks added on Far North Line [Network Rail]
28/12/2021Waving good-bye to hand-signal stops on Far North Line [Network Rail]
28/12/2021Wave goodbye to quirky hand signal stops across Scottish Highland stations [Scotsman]


Highland Survivor